The Wreaths Across  America convoy will begin Saturday, December 10 and arrive at Arlington National Cemetery on the following Saturday, December 17th.

The 12-truck convoy will stop to deliver wreaths for veterans' graves numerous times over the course of the week.

It is always a nice warm feeling to see the convoy on the roads, or at one of the many stops along the way.

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Here are the Maine portions of the event

The event begins at 5:30 a.m. on Saturday the 10th leaving Machias River Inn. The first stop is the West Quoddy Head Lighthouse on South Lubec Road in Lubec between 6:30 a.m. and next 8 a.m. This is the most eastern point in America.

Next stop Dennysville – Edmunds Congregational Church on Kent Street in Dennysville at 8: 45 a.m.

Then to the Canadian border at Calais via Route 1, 11:30  to 1 p.m. before arriving at the Wreaths Across America Headquarters on Point Street In Columbia Falls at 2:30 p.m.

At the same time, trucks begin to stage at Narraguagus High School in Harrington.

Then on Sunday the 11th, at 5 a.m. leave Harringon stopping at 9 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. in Ellsworth at Maine Coast Mall. The George Stevens Academy band will play.

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Sunday afternoon the convoy will be at Hannaford in China from 12:45 to 1:30, and at McMahon Elementary School in Lewiston from 2:35 to 4;30.

Then off to Portland for the final event on Sunday -- a parade through downtown Portland on Congress Street.

Monday at 7:45 a.m. trucks proceed on Route 1 to Biddeford, and then Eliot before heading to New Hampshire and down the coast to Arlington, Virginia.

Courtesy Wreaths Across America.org
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To sponsor a $15 veteran’s wreath for placement this year here is the information you need. 

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